The median annual salary for a Test Team Leader was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Testing Team Lead
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 893 890
Rank change year-on-year +55 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 29 65 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.063% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.065% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 76
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +15.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Test Team Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in the UK

Test Team Leader
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Team Leader.

Salary trend for Test Team Leader in the UK

Test Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Team Leader over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Team Leader in the UK

Test Team Leader
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 27 £50,000 -9.09% 7
London +56 13 £55,000 -21.42% 2
East Midlands +10 6 £40,000 -15.78% 1
City of London +28 4 £67,500 +12.50% 2
West Midlands +17 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +27 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire +21 2 £60,000 +20.00%
South West +16 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Scotland +12 2 £45,000 +2.27%
Edinburgh +3 2 £45,000 +2.27%
Leeds - 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +14 1 £60,000 - 3
Birmingham +11 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex +5 1 £60,000 -
Colchester -10 1 £60,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £47,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Test Team Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 43 (45.74%) ISTQB
2 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.79%) Software Testing
3 28 (29.79%) QA
4 27 (28.72%) Test Strategy
5 26 (27.66%) Selenium
6 24 (25.53%) SQL
7 23 (24.47%) Mentoring
8 20 (21.28%) ISEB
9 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
10 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.89%) HP UFT
11 14 (14.89%) Scrum
12 13 (13.83%) .NET
12 13 (13.83%) System Testing
12 13 (13.83%) Test Management
13 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
14 11 (11.70%) LoadRunner
14 11 (11.70%) Test Scripting
14 11 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (10.64%) Functional Testing
15 10 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (9.57%) Coaching
16 9 (9.57%) SDLC
16 9 (9.57%) Integration Testing
16 9 (9.57%) Finance
17 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.06%) Wireless
1 1 (1.06%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (4.26%) GIS
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Selenium
2 14 (14.89%) HP UFT
3 11 (11.70%) LoadRunner
4 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.51%) JIRA
5 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.26%) eggPlant
6 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.19%) Appium
7 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.19%) Ranorex
7 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.13%) Calabash
8 2 (2.13%) JMeter
8 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.06%) Protractor
9 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Law
2 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.19%) Android SDK
3 3 (3.19%) iOS SDK
3 3 (3.19%) Velocity
4 2 (2.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.06%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Android
2 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) Software Testing
3 27 (28.72%) Test Strategy
4 23 (24.47%) Mentoring
5 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
6 14 (14.89%) Scrum
7 13 (13.83%) System Testing
7 13 (13.83%) Test Management
8 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (11.70%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.64%) Functional Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Coaching
11 9 (9.57%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.57%) SDLC
12 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.51%) Line Management
12 8 (8.51%) Performance Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Java
3 5 (5.32%) C#
4 4 (4.26%) Python
4 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.13%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) Lua
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (45.74%) ISTQB
2 20 (21.28%) ISEB
3 11 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.51%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (4.26%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) HP
3 2 (2.13%) PayPal
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60k-65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Trent University
Salary: From £32,004 to £36,001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago